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1986 Who's Who In Baseball

By: Anonymous

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Who's Who In Baseball Magazine:

Seller ID: sp.00021

the 71st edition of the publication, featuring the lifetime records of more than 800 players; 240 pgs., illustrated; small nick at top spine, light rubbing; View more info

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BASEBALLISSIMO, My Summer in the Italian Minor Leagues (signed)

By: Bidini, Dave

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart / M&S: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 016448

ISBN: 0-7710-1461-9

Condition: As New

First printing w/complete number sequence. Bidini spent the summer of 2002 in Nettuno, Italy, the baseball capital of the country, and here recounts his adventures following the Serie B Peones. This copy signed by Bidini, on title page, with his usual illegible scrawl and almost-smiley face beneath. Black cloth w/copper spine lettering/box, 348 pages, illustrated. An unread copy. Dust jacket w/light rubbing, impressions to rear panel. $40 View more info

ROCKET MAN, The Roger Clemens Story

By: Clemens, Roger, with Peter Gammons

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lexington, Stephen Greene Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014135

ISBN: 0-8289-0629-7

Condition: Good

One of baseball's best-ever pitchers -- albeit not one blessed with the strongest intellectual capacity (if verbatim quotes in various newspapers can be believed) -- Roger "The Rocket Man" Clemens favours us with the story of his life and baseball times (at least, up until the end of his wildly successful 1986 season, followed by a World Series appearance that saw the Sox twice come to within a strike of winning it all before disaster struck). Navy boards w/grey cloth backstrip w/red spine lettering, 161 pages (including statistics), illustrated. Some spine slant, moderate wear to corn... View more info

Strikeout Story

By: Feller, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Seller ID: 008967

Condition: Very Good

reissues the 1947 A.S. Barnes edition; a title from the publisher's Big League Baseball Library series, "full of anecdotes about Bob's early training (by his father, whom he credits as being the greatest factor in his success), about his first big-league game, his legal troubles with Judge Landis (never before told), his career in the Navy, his marriage, and his record-breaking feats since the war."; decorated grey cloth, 249 pgs., illustrated; bumped/lightly worn corners/spine ends, lightly dusted edges, Christmas gift inscription to previous owner, wrinkles to rear pastedown (printer... View more info

WILLIE STARGELL, An Autobiography (signed)

By: Stargell, Willie, and Tom Bird

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015577

ISBN: 0-06-015238-9

Condition: Very Good

First printing w/complete number sequence. One of baseball's all-time greats tells his story. Inscribed and signed by Stargell, on front end paper. Inscription reads: "To/Quinnie/My Best/Willie Stargell". Holds appeal merely by virtue of the fact that Stargell has signed it, but if your name is Quinnie and you're a Pittsburgh Pirates fan, I'm thinkin' that you've just found your dream book (and even if your name isn't Quinnie it's a pretty nice find). Laid in is an interesting item, for an activity you might not associate with Stargell: a programme for one of the series of Eastm... View more info